Liverpool's Magician – In a largely disappointing season for Liverpool, Brazilian Philippe Coutinho's performances have provided some much needed stardust.
Conjuror of chances – Coutinho has scored five goals in the league this season. But it's his ability to create chances for others that set him apart.
Brazilian flair – His performances for Liverpool have won praise from Pele, Cafu and Neymar.
No goal drought – In February, he scored one of the goals of the Premier League season, striking from long range in 2-0 win over Southampton.
Eight is great – Coutinho has eight goals for Liverpool this season, overtaking his tally of five from last term with three games of the season still left to play.
Work ethic – But allied to the talent, Coutinho's work ethic has won him praise from his managers.
Snap happy – A selfie taken with wife Aine at Anfield during the 2013-14 end of season lap of honor. The pair are childhood sweethearts and she left everything in Brazil behind to support him when he moved to Europe.
'Goal of the season' – Coutinho swivels and scores what Luis Suarez thought was the goal of the 2013-2014 Premier League season against Manchester City.
End of a dream – But a home defeat by Chelsea and a 3-3 draw at Crystal Palace, scuppered Liverpool's title hopes last season. Liverpool finished second, missing out by just two points as fierce rivals Manchester City took the crown.
Bargain buy – The Brazilian joined Liverpool from Inter Milan in 2013 for a fee of $13 million and became an instant hit with fans and teammates.
Match winner – In March, he scored for the second season in a row against Man City in a 2-1 victory at Anfield. He cut inside two defenders to curl a magnificent shot past goalkeeper Joe Hart.